June 6, 2014
Michael Sam participated in the St. Louis Rams' training activities Friday, where he was available for public comment for the first time since he was drafted.
June 5, 2014
The Rock Bridge baseball team defeated Blue Springs South 2-0 on Thursday to advance to Friday's state championship game.
Fifth-graders graduated from Alpha Hart Elementary School on the last day of the Columbia Public Schools' school year on Thursday.
June 4, 2014
Prairie Home residents and other volunteers showed up to help clean up debris after the roof of Prairie Home R-V School was torn off by a storm early Wednesday morning.
The Columbia Fire Department was called to a fire at Woodrail On The Green. The fire was raised to a two-alarm fire as it damaged four units. As firefighters investigated the scene, friends and neighbors brought coffee and bagels to the residents. The Heart of Missouri American Red Cross chapter is also assisting the residents.
June 3, 2014
Hatcheries in Missouri work to keep the paddlefish population steady.
June 2, 2014
Smithton Middle School's sixth-grade class went on a field trip on Monday to Cosmopolitan Park to celebrate its last week of classes before summer break.
June 1, 2014
Athletes competed in the walking, running, long jump and softball throw events of the 2014 Special Olympics Missouri State Summer Games Sunday at the Hickman High School track. Sunday was the final day of competition.
May 31, 2014
Athletes from around the state compete in the powerlifting competition at the 2014 Special Olympics Missouri State Summer Games. With constant motivation from coaches and one another, the athletes were able to see their training pay off.
Gathered at Cosmopolitan Park for a candlelight vigil Friday, about 100 people honored the memory of 17-year-old Jose "Eric" Alvarado, who drowned Thursday night.
May 30, 2014
Special Olympics athletes celebrated the start of the 2014 Summer Games with an opening ceremony at Hickman High School on Saturday.
The Special Olympics held its Opening Day ceremony at the MU Recreation Complex on Friday.
Robert White's family has owned the land near Columbia Regional Airport since the 1930s, but Columbia recently filed an eminent-domain petition to acquire the land for a runway expansion project. He is uninterested in selling the land, however.
May 28, 2014
Janice Sevre-Duszynska, a female priest, led a mass at St. Francis House on Wednesday. Sevre-Duszynska is the subject of a documentary, "Pink Smoke Over The Vatican," about the movement promoting the ordination of women in the Catholic church.
Maya Angelou, writer and poet, dies at 86.
College-age students make up about half of the Boone County Fire Protection District's 250 volunteers. Although that means high turnover for the fire district, the agency says it's worth it.
May 26, 2014
The 26th annual Salute to Veterans Parade on Monday honored veterans and commemorated the 100th anniversary of WWI.
A supermarket in upstate New York has installed a gym within its property. Collaborating with the YMCA and a health care company, the supermarket provides the gym to customers free of charge.
More than a hundred people attended a Memorial Day ceremony Monday afternoon at the Boone County Courthouse to pay tribute to fallen service members. The event included a wreath laying ceremony and speeches by several veterans.